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NHS boss calls for mandatory gambling treatment levy

UK NHS gambling harm reform
Claire Murdoch, national mental health director for NHS England, says the public sector is left to “pick up the pieces” of gambling harm - and criticised the current voluntary funding system.

Virtual Grand National raises £2.6m for the NHS

Virtual Grand National NHS Fundraising
British bookmakers donated £2.6m in profits to the UK’s National Health Service after the Grand National became the first televised virtual horse race

UK government expands NHS problem gambling treatment

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The UK government has announced a significant increase in problem gambling treatment funding as part of its ten year strategy for the NHS. The NHS Long Term Plan, announced on 7 January, outlined the provision of £2.3bn annually for mental health treatment by 2023

NHS calls on Premier League sponsors to back Gamble Aware

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The NHS has criticised a number of English Premier League club sponsors for neglecting to donate to Gamble Aware as part of efforts to limit problem gambling. The rebuke follows the recent report revealing that neither Newcastle United partner Fun88 nor Everton sponsor SportPesa have contributed to the charity’s £10m a

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